Recommended Reading

Recommended Non-Fiction and History Books:

A Delaware Indian Symposium, Herbert Kraft

A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Gladys Tantaquidgeon

A Study of the Delaware Indian Big House Ceremony, Frank G. Speck

David Zeisberger’s History of Northern American Indians, Rev. David Zeisberberger

Delaware’s Forgotten Folk: The Story of the Moors and Nanticokes, C. A. Weslager

Eastern Shore Indians of Virginia and Maryland, Helen C. Rountree and Thomas E.Davidson

History, Manners, and Customs of the Indian Nations Who Once Inhabited Pennsylvania and the Neighboring States, John Heckenwelder

Legends of the Delaware Indians and Picture Writing, Richard C. Adams

Memoirs of Rev. David Brainerd, Based on the Life of Brainerd, Prepared by Jonathan Edwards, D.D. and Afterwards Revised and Enlarged by S.E. Dwight

Mythology of the Lenape, John Bierhorst

Oklahoma Delaware Ceremonies, Feasts, and Dances, Frank G. Speck

Strong Medicine Speaks: A Native American Elder has Her Say, Amy Hill Hearth

The Celestial Bear Comes Down to Earth, Frank G. Speck

The Culture and Acculturation of the Delaware Indians, William W. Newcomb, Jr.

The Delaware Indians, C.A. Weslager

The Lenape-Delaware Indian Heritage, Herbert Kraft

The Nanticoke, Frank W. Porter, III.

The Nanticoke and Conoy Indians, Frank G. Speck

The Nanticoke Community of Delaware, Frank G. Speck

The Nanticoke Indians Past and Present, C. A. Weslager

We Are Still Here! The Tribal Saga of. NewJersey’s Nanticoke and Lenape Indians, John R. Norwood

White Deer and Other Stories Told by the Lenape, John Bierhorst

William Penn’s Own Account of the Lenni Lenape or Delaware Indians


Recommended Fiction For Children and Youth:

Little Bear Builds a Wigwam, Sherman Stoltzfus

The Indians of New Jersey: Dickon Among the Lenapes, M.R. Harrinton

The Legend of the Cape May Diamond, Trinka Hakes Noble